Victor Valencia said he was overwhelmed with tears of happiness, anger and sadness when gang member Narcisco Gatica was found guilty on Friday, Sept. 17 for the murder of his brother, DePaul honors student Francisco “Frankie” Valencia.
In Mexico, the deadliest country for journalists this year, many news outlets have stopped reporting on crime, drug trafficking, and government corruption out of fear of the drug cartels. As the news became increasingly censored, many citizens turned to social media as a way to inform the public.
Over the 2009 summer, seven men were the victims of muggings in the Lakeview and Lincoln Park neighborhoods. Police have … More